Benefits granted under the VA rating schedule are intended to compensate veterans for the average impairment in earning capacity that results from service-connected disease or injury. IU is a special additional benefit to address the truly unique … [Read more...] about Total Disability Ratings Based on Individual Unemployability (IU) – VA Training Letter 07-01
Excerpt from Hill and Ponton's What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)The goal for many veterans is to get to a 100 percent disability rating, but this is not always possible through the rating schedule due to an individual’s particular … [Read more...] about Unemployability from Hill and Ponton
Am I automatically disqualified from consideration for IU because I have a job?No. In fact, unemployability does not always mean that a veteran is not working. The key, however, is that all income earned from employment must be at or … [Read more...] about Can I work and receive TDIU? Yes, in some cases you can.
When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about when it comes to … [Read more...] about 14 Questions about Veterans Disability Compensation Benefits Claims
Can I apply for VA disability compensation for a disease or injury diagnosed after service? Short Answer Yes you can. Read on.Service connection may be established for a disability resulting from diseases or injuries which are clearly present in … [Read more...] about Can I apply for VA disability compensation for a disease or injury diagnosed after service?